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Climate change: States must step up

Climate change: States must step up

Trump had vowed during his campaign to "cancel" the Paris deal within 100 days of becoming president, as part of an effort to bolster USA oil and coal industries. "At such a critical juncture in the worldwide fight against the worst impacts of the climate crisis, global leaders should be refusing to enter into trade negotiations with the USA as a proportionate response to this supremely reckless act of climate vandalism".


North Korea shreds Apple's iPad trademark with state-sponsored copycat

North Korea shreds Apple's iPad trademark with state-sponsored copycat

It's unclear how much the Ryonghung iPad is being sold for, but the ad claims it is 'now popular among customers'. "The iPad has been certified by the local GMP system, and highly appreciated at the third national sci-tech festival and the national intellectual property shows in 2016".


German foreign minister tries to cool off Merkel-Trump row

German foreign minister tries to cool off Merkel-Trump row

Merkel stressed that diplomacy is not a zero-sum game and that while Berlin was building strong ties with the rising Asian powers, transatlantic ties remained "of paramount importance". It is the "calling of our times to stand up to this man with everything that we represent", Social Democrat Martin Schulz , Merkel's main election challenger, said on Monday.


Trump lashes out at Germany over trade, NATO; promises change

Trump lashes out at Germany over trade, NATO; promises change

Up until this past weekend, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has publicly avoided outright conflict with U.S. President Donald Trump . The German chancellor reiterated Tuesday that the German-U.S. Trump's public attack on Germany also comes after Merkel said Germany can no longer "completely depend" on the U.S. Days after President Donald Trump returned from his first overseas trip as the president, he warned that the U.S.



Zbigniew Brzezinski, ex-aide to former US President Jimmy Carter, dies

Brzezinski served as President Jimmy Carter's National Security Adviser from 1977 to 1981 after serving as Carter's principal foreign policy adviser during the 1976 campaign. citizen in 1958. When Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan, Brzezinski strongly backed the arming of Afghan rebels in response, leading Russian Federation to dub him a "foe of detente".


India, Germany reaffirm need for UNSC reform

India, Germany reaffirm need for UNSC reform

President Donald Trump picked a public fight with Germany on Tuesday, tweeting that trade deals with the European country are "very bad for U.S." and that they "will change". at a rally of her Christian Democratic Union, Merkel said "the times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over". But she also finessed her message slightly on Monday, stressing that she was a "convinced trans-Atlanticist".